Tag Archives: Fred Gorton

“Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night . . .”

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, reprising and expanding on a blog I first posted here several years ago. It was called “The First RFD Carrier in Town” and was about my grandfather, Fred Gorton, who was the first RFD carrier … Continue reading

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The First RFD Carrier in Town

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. What follows is not a Maine story, although I suspect similar events took place in this state. It is an account of my grandfather’s career working for the post office in rural Sullivan County, New … Continue reading

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Memorial Acts

Kate Flora here, sharing something I’ve been musing about this morning: memorial acts. I still wear my mother, writer A. Carman Clark’s wedding ring. Struggle to keep her plants alive five years after her death, even though she had a green … Continue reading

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